Target group: New preschool teachers are required through MyTeachingStrategies (MyTS) GOLDŽ to complete two online courses (GOLD Introduction and Introducing MyTeachingStrategies GOLD) and the Interrater Reliability as a user of their online assessment system. Preschool paraprofessionals and Kindergarten teachers are encouraged to complete these PD requirements. The course purpose is to enhance the users competencies that benefit the children they work hard to support each day in the classroom. Through the MyTS GOLDŽ online courses, teachers will be introduced to the components and structure of MyTS GOLDŽ. By the end of these modules, teachers will have the basic skills to begin implementing MyTS GOLDŽ using the online system.
Interrater Reliability (IRR) certification outcomes are to:
After you have completed your training and received your certification, you will need to e-mail your two Teaching Strategies GOLDŽ course certificates and your Interrater Reliability Certification to Jean Jennings in order to receive credit.
increase the accuracy and consistency of your judgments as you use MyTS GOLDŽ
- improve planning for individual children by helping you assess children accurately
- identify professional development needs by using data collected during the certification process.